MINUTES OF THE HOUSE BUSINESS AND LABOR
Room 445, State Capitol
February 2, 2015
Members Present: Rep. Val Peterson, Chair
Rep. John Knotwell, Vice Chair
Rep. Jake Anderegg
Rep. Jon Cox
Rep. Susan Duckworth
Rep. Jim Dunnigan
Rep. Gage Froerer
Rep. Brad King
Rep. Dixon Pitcher
Rep. Marc Roberts
Rep. Mike Schultz
Rep. Jon Stanard
Rep. Curt Webb
Rep. Brad Wilson
Staff Present: Ms. Megan Bolin, Policy Analyst
Ms. Rosemary Young, Committee Secretary
Note: List of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.
Chair Peterson called the meeting to order at 2:02 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Knotwell moved to approve the minutes of the January 28, 2015 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Anderegg, Rep. Dunnigan, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Pitcher, Rep. Roberts, Rep. Webb, and Rep. Wilson absent for the vote.
H.B. 138 Joint Credit Obligations Amendments (Rep. K. Powell)
Rep. Powell explained the bill assisted by Curtis Cox, attorney.
Spoke against the bill: Howard Headlee Utah Bankers Association
Scott Simpson Utah Credit Union Association
MOTION: Rep. Knotwell moved to hold the bill. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Pitcher and Rep. Webb absent for the vote.
H.B. 37 Reauthorization of Administrative Rules (Rep. C. Oda)
Rep. Oda explained the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Stanard moved to replace H.B. 37 with 1st Substitute H.B. 37. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Dunnigan moved to pass out favorably 1st Sub. H.B. 37. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 126 Design Professionals - Amendments (Rep. F. Cox)
Rep. Cox distributed two handouts: Interior Design Legislation, H.B. 126 and Additional Information for 2015 H.B. 126 and explained the bill assisted by Holly Richardson and Amy Coombs, Ideal for Utah.
Spoke to the bill: Rep. Brian Greene Occupational and Professional Licensure Review Committee
Spoke for the bill: Evan Cindrich EDA Architects
Coy Porter Utah State Fire Marshall
Kaye Christiansen Ideal for Utah
Spoke against the bill: Bryan Romney AIA Utah
Heather Wilson AIA Utah
LeGrande Steenblik Restaurant & Store Equipment Co.
MOTION: Rep. Knotwell moved to replace H.B. 126 with 1st Substitute H.B. 126. The motion passed with Rep. Anderegg voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. Cox moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Wilson absent for the vote.
H.B. 96 Real Estate Transaction Amendments (Rep. B. Greene)
This bill was not heard.
MOTION: Rep. Duckworth moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Wilson absent for the vote.
Chair Peterson adjourned the meeting at 3:48 p.m.
Rep. Val Peterson, Chair